Russell C. Akers

April 1, 1950January 31, 2012

Russell C. “Buddy” Akers 61, Indianapolis, passed away Monday, January 30, 2012 at his home surrounded by family. He was born April 1, 1950 in Martinsville, IN to the late Kenneth and Katherine Kelly. Buddy retired from PM Company after 29 years as a forklift operator. He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Akers; children, Tina (David) Caldwell, Russell Akers II, and Tracy (Otis) Huffman; grandchildren, Brady Akers, Tyler Caldwell, and Destiny Huffman; sisters, Becky Huffman and Judy Cramer; and family friend, Josh Jeffers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Harold and Donald Cook. Visitation will be Thursday, February 2, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Little & Sons Funeral Home, Beech Grove Chapel, where the funeral will be Friday, February 3, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family would like to thank all their special family and friends through this difficult time.


  • Visitation Thursday, February 2, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 3, 2012

Russell C. Akers

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Regina Adkins

February 6, 2012

hey there Tina didnt know it was your dad. So sorry for your loss. Please accept my apology. If you need to talk I'm here for you.

Kim Gentry

February 4, 2012

Buddy,We All will miss you very much.The night at the wake I walked Victoria up to you why you were lying in your resting place and her little comment was aaaww Buddy.That will never be forgotten.We love you.Rod,Kim and Victoria....

gearld sasser

February 3, 2012

we will miss u .rest in peace

Mark Whalen

February 3, 2012

We had so much fun at PM company with Russell.I am so sorry for your loss and will miss him. Mark Whalen,Mike Conlin,and Bob Smith

laurie schmith

February 1, 2012

we will miss him,your family will be in our prayers.the schmiths

brenda murello

February 1, 2012

I hope you didnt forget my rock to take through those pearly cousin.